University of Oregon

The University of Oregon, (U of O) was established in 1876 in Eugene, Oregon. It is classified as high research activity university by the Carnegie Foundation. The student body of undergraduate and graduate students is approximately 20,400. U of O is noted for its science curriculum, architecture and School of Journalism and Communications. U of O has the 2nd oldest school of journalism in the U.S.

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Media Relations, Eugene, Oregon 97403
Website
http://www.uoregon.edu/home/
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Medical research

Research looks at racism in health care and how to end it

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named racism as a serious public health threat, and UO philosopher Camisha Russell's latest research examines racism in health care and offers some ideas about how to address ...

Genetics

A 'social' gene in fish could contain new clues to autism

Zebrafish are social creatures. When they see another member of their species, they'll orient towards them and swim closer, much like a human at a cocktail party turning to face someone who's telling a joke over a plate of ...

Health

Sleep, health, and the changing of the clock

The nation has spoken. With the Sunshine Protection Act passing unanimously through the U.S. Senate and now making its way to the House, it's clear that the United States of America does not believe that changing clocks twice ...

Health

Study finds bias in how doctors talk to Black, female patients

Biases based on gender and ethnicity have been well-documented throughout society, including medical care, but data analysis by a University of Oregon (UO) researcher has found exactly how those biases also show up in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain games are fun, but don't expect any cures, says expert

Wordle, the wildly popular five-word guessing game, has been called "genius" and "the pandemic game we didn't know we needed," but don't count on it to improve your brain power a UO psychology professor says.

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